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and california and other parts of the country that did not need a fund raiser from the house majority leader. but you saw him putting in face time and getting to know these guys on the trail. possibly in hopes of being able to work with them when they get here. >> or perhaps in securing their vote with republican leader elections, which happen to be right around the corner. one thing that they have got overlooked in the broad scheme of the house, would talk about redistricting as evil. but there are some states that have taken a different approach. the number one state that has taken a different approach is california. california has gone to a bipartisan redistricting commission. they drew lines without input of the state legislature, allegedly without the input of the state legislature. over the last decade, 53 seats in california, five house election cycles. 265 elections in california and only one seat out of those 265 times changed hands. now, though, we have seen -- as they are still counting a lot of districts, but we have seen eight or nine competitive seats with a very interesting st
. california passing a measure that raises the state sales tax by a quarter of a percent, and the income tax for high earners. maryland became the first date in the nation to grant institution breaks for illegal immigrants. there is a direction here, is in there? a tale of two shearson aggressive arizona. a sixth term. and 80-year-old mary republican who calls himself the toughest sheriff in america, and lots of people believe him. for it -- further south, a second term. a 43-year-old openly gay republican and a very public dispute with his former lover who is also an illegal immigrant both men won a convincing 53% margins of the vote. perhaps a metaphor, if not for arizona, for the country. i have to tell you, i like both of these guys. they do good work. up next, congress now on the clock. the nation less than two months from going over the fiscal cliff. will they put the country before partisanship? the "a-team" taking that up and more. you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyd
, miller time. the sage of southern california is in chicago this evening where he has been mulling over mitt romney's defeat. miller, what say you? >> well, let's see, first off, i just saw dick morris' dog out on michigan avenue dubs and he was that knawing on a boe made out of hemlock. >> bill: not a good day for the morris meister. >> secondly i want to say that i have met romney, folks. i know a lot of have you been convinced that this guy is the problem with america. he is not. he is a very good man. he cares greatly for this country. i have actually talked to him in the last, well, emailed him in the last day. is he a great patriot. i know that that side is going to paint him as the trouble with america. if he he is the trouble with america. folks, this country does have a lot, a lot of problems. >> bill: i didn't hear any of that today, painting romney as a problem other than he didn't run his campaign as effectively. >> i have got to jump. in i only have a few minutes here i have got it use my time. >> bill: sure. >> if you haven't heard them over the last year demonizing mitt r
, we don't know what is going to happen. nancy pelosi is in california. her home in napa valley was broken into on monday. so, she actually has some little housekeeping to take care of. apparently people broken. they don't know what is missing. sort of this bizarre thing. in the event he does retire or resign from congress, steny hoyer would be the front runner to take over as minority leader. the subtext -- almost a shakespearean subtext -- between steny hoyer and nancy pelosi, they have in turn together on capitol hill in the 1960's and they have been rivals for years. the last 10 or 12 years, competing for leadership positions in the democratic caucus. hoyer would very much like to be minority leader and he would make a bid. the question now is whether pelosi is trying to live up somebody who she -- who would be her successor of choice. there is a lot of trauma and we just don't know where the dominoes will fall until we know her intentions. it >> just to wrap up -- who is in the next generation of would- be party leaders who would like to have pelosi's endorsement or if not
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